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to kill us. that's after the hate e-mails pored into them. and folks who say the flight 93 memorial in pennsylvania resembles the islamic crescent. the outrage. the justice department currently investigating anti muslim incidents in at least five u.s. cities. whether it's muslims, blacks, gay people, jews, you pick it. history shows when americans or any group of people are down on their luck, they tend to lash out with violence. they tend to try to find the boogeyman the least like they are to blame for it. politicians happy to help. take a look at unimemployment over the last 40 years in the country. now look at the same graph with a crime rate plotted. when unemployment goes up, so too do things like crime or, for that matter, social hate. now experts are in fear 2010 is preparing to show a speak needily following the one we saw following 9/11 in 2001. disenfranchisement with both political parties. they are crushing the country for your benefit by controlling your government. why do americans pick innocent scapegoats, random muslims of the world for their anger, instead of rejec
. again, we listen to our members, but ik i think president gave us what we needed. clarity. and the public is with the president. >> that's good. let's see how long it lasts. some republican, meantime, are pushing for a temporary, two-year session for the tax cuts of the top 2%. gee, i wonder that happens in two years? we get a new president. if it's a republican, he'll extend tax cuts indefinitely. as the president would say, let's be clear. history shows us the richest americans don't put tax savings back into the economy. they put it in their pockets. after bush's tax cuts, the savings rate went up compared to clinton's increase. more money into the economy with tax increases. even a one-year extension of tax cuts for the rich would cost us $39 billion. that's another huge hole in the budget. that's what they friend to care so much about. here's what the democrats are never going to do. win an argument if they don't make their own case. the numbers are in. tax cuts for the rich do not stimulate the economy. the american people are sick of giving more tax cuts to the rich
their factory and equipment investment in the u.s., and i think all of those are about trying to rebuild and put us on a long run growth path and i think it's fairly important. >> in addition to that, when you look at the fact that we need 30 million jobs, not 10 or 100,000 jobs a month, we need to be adding hundreds of thousands of jobs a month just to break even considering what we've been through, and when you look at that reality and you look at these approaches knowing that we, again, in my view, and i'd be interested to hear your thoughts, we have a structural problem, how do you address the mass need for employment with a structure in this country that still incentivizes capital in many cases to leave the country to be used for either speculation or something else? >> well, look, i -- i agree with the sentiment that we want to make a level playing field. we certainly don't want a tax code that encourages people to ship jobs overseas or anything like that. we want to try to encourage real investments here in this country. that's the point of this policy with infrastructure, are r & d, with
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